WTA Madrid: Errani dimostra determinazione ma Haddad Maia si dimostra troppo forte e vince in due set

Beatriz Haddad Maia defeated Sara Errani 6-3 6-2 in a thrilling match on Thursday at the Mutua Madrid Open. Before the match, Errani expressed doubts about her ability to compete after a grueling qualifier and first-round match. Despite prioritizing the doubles tournament, Errani showed determination and tactical awareness on the court.

Errani struggled to find her rhythm against Haddad Maia, who showcased strong anticipation and deep shots. Despite falling behind early in the match, Errani fought back and managed to close the gap in the score. Haddad Maia, however, maintained control and eventually secured victory in straight sets.

Errani’s valiant effort was not enough to overcome Haddad Maia’s strategic play. The Brazilian player’s consistency and composure proved to be the deciding factors in the match. Moving forward, Errani will shift her focus to the doubles tournament, where she will face tough competition with her partner.

Haddad Maia will face the 19th seed Emma Navarro in the next round, while Errani will look to regroup and prepare for her upcoming matches. Despite the loss, Errani’s fighting spirit and determination were evident throughout the match, showcasing her resilience on the court.